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Call to fight abuse of children and women

There is a need to spread awareness across all educational institutions of Karnataka against child and women abuse, urged Fr Victor Felix, Vice Principal, SJC Indian Composite PU College.... More+

WACC membership limited now to 500

With a limit of 500 members this year, registration of freshers to the Wildlife Association and Conservation Club in St Joseph’s College commenced on Friday. The club aims to spread awareness about endangered wildlife species and inspire others... More+

The ABC of HIV-AIDS prevention

The ABC of Precaution is what can protect people from the ravages of HIV-AIDS, advised Dr Sherly Thomas of the Department of Zoology. “The A stands for Abstinence, B is for loyalty to one partner and C refers to safe sex using condoms,”... More+

‘Faithless electors’ an anomaly in US elections

One of the biggest threats to American democracy via the elections is the emerging phenomenon of ‘faithless electors’, a legal issue which has never been challenged in the Supreme Court. This anomaly was pointed out by Professor Russell Powell... More+

New scholarships for women

The Santoor Women’s Scholarship to empower women from disadvantaged economic backgrounds has been launched by Wipro Consumer Care and Wipro Cares. The scholarship offers grants of Rs.24,000 and Rs.36,000 per year to girl students More+

Allura festival to go green this year

There’s going to be a zero-waste, environmentfriendly festival for the first time on the St Joseph’s College campus. Allura, organised by the Department of Communication, will be a two-day media and art national festival slated for August. More+

Literary Society inauguration today

The Literary Society of the Department of English will be formally inaugurated on Friday, June 23 at the Xavier Hall at 4 p.m. Prof. Arul Mani, from the department, said that several events are being planned this year under the auspices of the Literary Society. More+

IGNITORS comes to an eventful wrap

The three day IGNITORS programme finally comes to an end with enlightening topics for discussion. Students had various subjects to debate on like caste and gender, challenges faced by youth, youth and love, anger management, etc. More+

NCC orientation & selection kickstarts

The orientation program for selection of a fresh batch of NCC cadets started on June 21. There were around 50 students who turned up for the event. The programme detailed them about NCC, its motto, their achievements More+

Bengaluru celebrates International Yoga day

500 yogis gathered under one roof to perform a 1 minute Sirshasana (headstand) at the rooftop of World Trade Centre, Bangalore on June 21 to mark world International Yoga day. The programme commenced More+

IGNITORS ignite students

IGNITORS, an integral formation programme for the undergraduate students of St. Josephs Arts & Sciences College commences on June 19. The three-day session will be conducted from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m daily with over 18 speakers talking about topics ranging from Self Esteem... More+

Focus on love, anger, creativity

Sessions at the three-day intensive workshops organised under the IGNITORS banner on Monday covered various areas of creativity, personality and emotional development. A session facilitated by Ms. Neeta Gerosa Pereira, Co-ordinator, Dept. of Psychology, focused... More+

IGNITORS programme in SJC next week

With the commencement of a new academic year, students of the SJC will be plunged nest week into IGNITORS, an integral formation programme. The third and fifth semester students will participate in this intense programme for three days More+

SJC opens despite bandh call, monsoon showers

Despite a state-wide bandh call and the onset of the monsoon, students poured in through the portals of the St Joseph’s College, all set for the beginning of the new academic year. Hundreds of excited new juniors and freshly-appointed staff scrambled More+

Library orientation commences

The first year PG students were introduced to the facilities of the libraryat an orientation held at the PG block library on Monday. The orientation was driven by Fr Dr MelwynD’Cunha, Vice Principal, PG Block. The students were briefed by librarian Anasuya B N More+

Report on Spectrum valedictory program

22nd March 2017 : The academic year of 2016–17 for Spectrum, a forum for politics and international affairs, was concluded with the valedictory ceremony held here at St. Joseph’s College that wrapped up an exciting year of lectures and seminars by esteemed scholars. The ceremony was also a formal... More+

Dept of Political Science holds student seminar

The Department of Political Science (Master’s Programme), SJC organised the Third Post Graduate Student Seminar on March 15, 2017. The theme for the seminar this year was ‘State of Indian Republic 2017’... More+

SJC gears up for Football Tournament

The Rotary football club is organising a Rotary Football Tournament from March 6 to March 15, 2017.The finals are being conducted on March 15 , 10 a.m. at Karnataka State Football Association stadium in Ashok Nagar. SJC will play against CMS Jain for the finals. For the semi- finals... More+

UGC Sponsored two day National Seminar

The Departments of Sociology and Industrial Relations organized a UGC sponsored two day national seminar on the subject of Work and Gender on 1st and 2nd of March 2017. Important as work is for income, production and status, people are not defined solely by their work, nor is it... More+

SJC hosts Bangalore Lake Summit 2017

With a concern to create awareness, rejuvenate, conserve, and manage the urban wetland ecosystem, focusing on the lakes in Bengaluru city, BLS (Bangalore Lake Summit) was organized at the campus on March 6. The theme of the summit circled around various topics that include... More+

Students of MSW visit Central Prison in Mysuru

The students of II year MSW visited the Central Prison and Prison Training Institute in Mysore on Monday. The field visit was part of their subject ‘Juvenile justice and Correctional Administration’. The objective of their visit was to understand how the prison system works and... More+

Intercollegiate fest ‘Tek Olma’ inaugurated at SJC

The one day inter collegiate physics fest of the post graduate students of Physics, ‘Tekolma’, was inaugurated on February 27, 2017. Dr Sharath Ananthamurthy, Professor at Bangalore University inaugurated the fest which was held at Xavier’s hall in SJC. Dr Ananthamurthy spoke about the importance of culture and... More+

Panel discussion on Ramjas issue at SJC

Department of English organised a panel discussion on February 27 to express solidarity with the Ramjas college incident. The event which took place in Ramjas college, New Delhi, when two students of JNU, Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid Shora were invited to address the students as... More+

SJC engages in ‘The Global Classroom’

In an effort to educate students about the idea of world view, Department of Communication in St Joseph’s College, Post Graduate Centre, held a ‘Global Class’, on February 15 2017. The students were engaged in an interactive session... More+

St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) Hosts Its First National Short Film Festival RNFF’

St Joseph’s College (Autonomous) officially hosted its first Rushes National Film Festival (RNFF) 2017. This is the first film festival organized by professional courses of Filmmaking and Animation. The event... More+

Meta goes ‘Over The Top’ this time at SJC

With an array of events taking place at Meta, the literary fest celebrates the baroque imagination with their theme ‘Over The Top’ at SJC. The annual literary fest is organized by the Department of English. It began on February 10 and ... More+

A Visit To National Law School Of India University, Bangalore

On 26th January, 2017, Students from St. Joseph’s College (Autonomous) along with Professor Jerome Nirmal Raj visited National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore, for a one day seminar on Child Education, Child Rights, and Right to food... More+

Urban growth impacts biodiversity: Dr Katti

Urban growth is not a static growth, it is a global phenomenon. Goods, services and information move across countries, which is a part of globalization. This has impacted the biodiversity... More+

Research project on public health center

With a funding of one and a half lakh by Bharathiar University in Coimbatore, Prof. Kiran Jeevan, social worker and Lecturer at SJC, researches about the ‘Clinical Management and Governance ... More+

Talk on Sustainable Development

On 17th January, 2017, St. Joseph’s College, (Autonomous) played a host to Dr.A.Ravindra (IAS Retd.), former chief secretary to Government of Karnataka who is currently the Chairman, Board of Governors ... More+

Nirvaan 2017 kick starts at SJC

Nirvaan 2017- Namma Ooru Bengaluru kick-started on January 12 in St Joseph’s college after a lot of anticipation. It will continue till January 13. Nirvaan, a national level intercollegiate fest has 43 events, which began with the cultural performances on the first day... More+

RJ Aishwarya provides an insight into radio production

The Department of Mass Communication held an interactive session with Radio jockey Aishwarya of Radio Mirchi 98.3 FM on Thursday. Aishwarya is also an alumna of the department. Sharing her experience as an RJ, she said that creativity, knowledge of music, good sense of humour, presence of mind, staying updated with local,... More+

India needs qualitative research

“India has all the potential and possibility of becoming a great world leader in science,” said Bharat Ratna, Dr Chintamani Nagesa Ramachandra Rao, better known as Prof. CNR Rao. He has been honored ... More+

Botanical Society Organizes Workshop at SJC

The Centre for Molecular and Computational Biology in association with the Botanical Society, Department of Botany organized a mini workshop on ‘Next generation Sequencing’ on Jan 11, 2017. The workshop ... More+

Talk on: preservation of Bioresources

The department of biotechnology organised a national seminar on Bioprospecting and conservation of Bioresources on 12 and 13 January, 2017. The key note address was delivered by Dr. K.N. Ganeshahiah, a faculty... More+

The Science Academies lecture workshop on Biotechnology, Bioprospecting and Conservation of bioresources

Department of Biotechnology, St. Joseph’s college, in collaboration with the Science academies have organised a lecture workshop on Biotechnology, Bioprospecting and Conservation of Bioresources ... More+